Paediatric Manual Handling (Virtual) - Hosted by APCP PPIPS Committee

Event details

10:00 - 12:00
£20.00 (APCP Members Only)


Event Organiser

APCP PPIPS Committee

Speaker: Penny Townsend MCSP HCPC NBE advanced member

Date: Friday 25th June 2021  10:00 - 12:00

Duration: 2 hrs

Cost: £20 (APCP members only)

Numbers: max 20

Learning Outcomes for Safer Paediatric Moving and Handling (Theory)

  • Consider moving and handling legislation related to your job role
  • Recognise the importance of robust risk assessments and what is required in a risk assessment
  • Understand your role as a therapist when delegating tasks that have a manual handling element.
  • Understand the principles of safer handling
  • Consider what safety checks are needed when using hoisting equipment
  • Consider the range of hoists and slings available
  • General transfers
  • Using them therapeutically
  • Recognise how moving and handling equipment can aid therapy tasks-work smarter
  • Review of problem solving and case studies from practice- food for thought